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conspiracy theories

Was the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Redesign an Elaborate PR Stunt? Motherboard Discusses

An important conversation about whether Paramount planned a complex false flag psyop.
Motherboard Staff
11.12.19
Phone Design

What Is the Best Shape for a Phone? We Asked Design Experts

Rectangles: A boring shape for boring people.
Motherboard Staff
10.25.19
CYBER

The Biggest iPhone Hack in History, Explained

Inside a hack that targeted thousands of people a week.
Motherboard Staff
9.12.19
iPhone

iPhone 11 Live Blog: Look, New Telephones

Apple is announcing the iPhone 11. Here's what you need to know.
Motherboard Staff
9.10.19
labor

Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’

Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.
Motherboard Staff
8.15.19
Google

Here's the Memo Currently Going Viral at Google

The memo is called "I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why."
Motherboard Staff
8.6.19
cybersecurity

One of the World's Most Wanted Hackers Speaks

Phineas Fisher wanted to make a statement on CYBER to deny he’s an agent of the Kremlin.
Motherboard Staff
7.25.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Palantir's Spy Tool for Cops Works

On this week’s CYBER, we map out how the secretive Silicon Valley company influences the very technological landscape of the modern world.
Motherboard Staff
7.18.19
Podcast

The Connection Between a Deadly Gunfight and Phone Location Data

In the span of six seconds and 20 gunshots and three dead bodies hit the ground of a Nissan dealership in Texas. And somebody was tracking one of their cell phones remotely.
Motherboard Staff
7.11.19
CYBER

What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?

The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
Motherboard Staff
6.14.19
ETA - Created with GEICO

A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.12.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

Watch a DIY Rocketeer Attempt to Land His Model Rocket Like SpaceX

Joe Barnard founded a company with the aim of matching the technical achievements in the space industry at the hobby rocket scale. Motherboard went to visit him to see how his tests of self-landing rockets are coming along.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
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